SoMakeIt Newsletter – Fundraising, Workshops and New Groups 0

Fundraising, Workshops and New Groups We’ve been busily working on growing the space and scheduling some events and workshops. We’ve also been planning the future of the space and raising funds so we can expand! Fundraising for Southampton Makerspace The agreement we have for our space in Southampton is coming to an end in the […]



Behind the scenes of Rendering in 3ds Max 0

SoMakeIt are pleased to be hosting a presentation by Neil Hazzard – Autodesk Principal engineer and development manager for rendering within 3ds Max This is a exciting opportunity to attend a SoMakeIt hosted presentation from a leading 3ds Max developer to hear more about rendering technologies including Nitrous/Quicksilver/mental ray and Iray from someone who has […]

Filament colour switching during 3D printing 0

These rather nice vases were 3D printed by SoMakeIt meber Antfurn. The multi-coloured one was printed on a modified Lulzbot AO-101 3D printer by physically swapping in different coloured filaments as the print was running. It’s a challenge to swap filament in most 3D printers, and running out of filament on the roll during a print […]



3D Printed Airsoft Gun Holster 0

On Saturday 7th August, SoMakeIt Member Lee came to the space with an interesting challenge. He had purchased a torch attachment for an Airsoft gun which he was using for a costuming project, but the large barrel of the torch meant that the gun no longer fitted in the supplied holster. So of course we […]

Crowdfunding Campaign 0

Southampton Makerspace is a volunteer-run non-profit community space for people of all walks of life who like to make things, be they physical, digital or otherwise. Having only existed since March 2013, the Makerspace already has many tools available to use such as a 3D printer, lathe, various drills and saws, angle grinder, welder, soldering […]


August General Meeting 0

SoMakeIt General Meeting 2013/08/13 20:00 Roughly following the agenda from

Our first newsletter 0

We are now publishing regular newsletters – make sure you subscribe to stay up-to-date with what we are doing. Our first  newsletter follows: We’ve been busy! We hope you’re having fun in the sun this summer! We’ve been busily working on growing and organising the ‘space and planning some events and workshops. We’ve also been […]

Southampton RepRep User Group July Meetup 0

The July meeting of RepRap user group will once again be held at the So Make It space, all types of printers and people are welcome to come and print, mend, build or just talk about all things printer related. 11am to 5pm @ So Make It Ltd. Hollybrook Road, Southampton, SO16 4PB.


New tools 2

In case you haven’t been down to So Make It recently, we have been building up a collection of tools. :   Including a mitre saw, grindwheel and pillar drill:   As mentioned previously, we also have a metalworking lathe   And of course, pretty much obligatory for a Makerspace, a 3d printer:     […]